Compare LGBT Rights in Hong Kong & Taiwan

Equality Index ?
64 / 100
66 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
76% Did not mention homosexuals
24% Mentioned homosexuals
58% Did not mention homosexuals
42% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
27% Justifiable
30% Not justifiable
22% Justifiable
41% Not justifiable
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
51% Agree
18% Disagree
51% Agree
35% Disagree
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
39% Good place
42% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Legal
Since 1947
Same-sex marriageForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2019
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Ambiguous
Since 2021
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Same-sex adoptionUnknownAmbiguous
Since 2022
Serving openly in militaryN/ALesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2002
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)
Since 2017
Banned (5-year deferral)
Since 2018
Conversion therapyUnknownBanned
Since 2018
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
Equal
Since 1947
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